On February 7, 2020 Jim Rainwater, MS, CSP, Region III Vice President presided in the Regional Operating Committee (ROC) conference call.
Several items were discussed, including Arkansas Chapter’s approval of by-laws for adoption of the Northwest Section, the upcoming Student Leadership Conference on April 3-5, and upcoming chapter due dates, including the Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) nomination that was due for Chapters/Region on February 2. For Resources on the SPY award, see https://www.assp.org/membership/awards-and-honors/individual-awards/assp-safety-professional-of-the-year-award.Read More
By Renee Witherspoon, CSP, CIH, CHMM, Region III ARVP Communication
This past August, I had the opportunity to attend our Region III Regional Operating Committee (ROC) meeting in Oklahoma City. One of the highlights of attending any ROC event is getting to meet and network with some of our great Region III leaders and share ideas.
One of the leaders I had the privilege to met was from our Fort Worth Chapter, current Chapter Treasurer, Travis Lane. Travis has an amazing story about how he achieved his Certified Safety Professional (CSP) credential despite overwhelming circumstances.
Here’s his story…
On April 6, 2018, he opened and email from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) stating that as of July 2, 2018 they were no longer going to accept his Associate’s Degree in Safety as meeting the minimum educational requirement to obtain the CSP. A bachelor’s degree would now be the standard.Read More
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